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Register for Small Grains Field Day

Ohio State University Extension will sponsor the 2018 Small Grains Field Day on June 12th at the OARDC Schaffter Farm, 3240 Oil City Road, Wooster.  Registration begins at 9:30am.  A $25 per person registration fee includes lunch and materials.  After June 4th the registration fee is $35 per person.  Walk-in registrations will be accepted.

Field day participants have the opportunity to choose from two of four morning sessions:

  • Soybean Production with Small Grains
    • Dr. Kelley Tilmon and Mike Sword
  • Growing Malting Barley
    • Dr. Eric Stockinger and Dr. Laura Lindsey
  • Barley Economics: Contracts and Budgets
    • Origin Malts, Brad Bergefurd, and Mary Griffith
  • Malted Barley and Wheat Agronomic Considerations
    • Dr. Pierce Paul and Dr. Steve Culman


The afternoon topics include either:

  • Wheat Breeding, Wheat Variety Development and Wheat Disease Management
    • Dr. Clay Sneller and Dr. Pierce Paul
  • USDA Wheat Quality Lab – tour the lab to learn about current research and quality evaluation
    • Dr. Byung-Kee Baik


Recertification credits will be offered to private and commercial applicators:

  • Private applicator credits – 2 hours in Category 1
  • Commercial applicators credits – 3.5 hours in Categoty 2A and 1 hour of Core

Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Continuing Education Units will be offered:

  • 2 units in Integrated Pest Management 
  • 3 units in Crop Management
  • 1 unit in Professional Development


Sponsors of the Small Grains Field Day include Ohio Certified Seed, Ohio Soybean Council, and the Ohio Corn and Wheat Board.

For a registration form or more information, go to:

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